US Cyber-Sting Catches Chinese National Attempting to Export Sensitive Technology

A Chinese citizen pleaded guilty last Thursday at the federal courthouse in Brooklyn to violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act by attempting to export weapons-grade carbon fiber from the United States to China. The guilty plea follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Defense Criminal Investigative […]

$1 Million Counterfeit Merchandise Seized from Baton Rouge Store

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), along with the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office, seized 3,082 counterfeit items with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of more than $1 million from a Baton Rouge business last week. The seized items included counterfeit designer clothing and electronics. HSI and the Attorney General’s office executed […]

One of World’s Largest Digital Currency Companies Charged with Money Laundering

U.S. attorney and representatives from several law enforcement agencies announced an indictment charging Liberty Reserve, one of the world’s largest digital currency companies, and seven of its principals and employees with money laundering and operating an unlicensed money transmitting business. The charges stem from an investigation by the Global Illicit Financial Team which consists of […]